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Next Meeting: AVSL Mid-Year Meeting @ MLA - May 21st 2018


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Leslie Holland - AVSL Co-Chair

Southern College of Optometry, Memphis, Tennesse. Manager of Library Services, since 2013. In addition to serving as Co-Chair of AVSL, she's the President of the Memphis Area Library Council, member of the Tenn-Share Electronic Resources Committee, and room parent.

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Dede Rios - AVSL Co-Chair

Director of Optometric & Clinical Library Services, Rosenberg School of Optometry, University of the Incarnate Word in San Antonio, TX. She holds a Master of Science (Library) from the University of North Texas, and a PhD in Leadership in Higher Education from Capella University.

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Trish Duffel - AVSL Membership Officer

Librarian for University of Iowa’s Department of Ophthalmology & Visual Sciences since 1991. She is heavily involved in her department’s web presence and is the Executive Director and Editor of, a popular educational website of UI Ophthalmology.

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Elaine Wells - AVSL Treasurer

SUNY College of Optometry, Harold Kohn Vision Science Library, New York, New York.